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MMRF researchers at the HCMC Comprehensive Cancer Center are committed to research into the treatment and prevention of many forms of cancer and the training of physicians and other health care professionals.

The majority of MMRF's cancer research involves the evaluation of cancer treatments. Breast cancer studies are comparing new therapies to those currently used. Research in colon cancer is comparing the effectiveness of an oral chemotherapy versus an intravenous chemotherapy in treating the disease. Research in the area of rectal cancer is evaluating whether chemotherapy both preoperatively and postoperatively is more effective than the current treatment of chemotherapy only after surgery. The Cancer Research Program was also involved in the only nationwide breast cancer prevention study, the Breast Cancer Prevention Trial (BCPT). The study showed that women who are at an increased risk of developing breast cancer show a 49 percent reduction in breast cancer incidence when taking the drug Tamoxifen.


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